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Seminars at The Maine Flower Show The Maine Flower Show will be bursting with colorful display gardens for you to feast your eyes on, inspiring garden enthusiasts from near and far to plant something. But did you know? In addition to the beautiful display gardens, top horticultural experts will be giving free seminars on a variety of gardening topics. No advance sign up required – once you are at...
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Plant a Pollinator Garden!

Plant a Pollinator Garden!
Plant a Pollinator Garden! Kicks Off at Maine Flower Show If you attend the Maine Flower Show this year, you will have a chance to pick up a FREE pollinator seed packet and take part in the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge. That's because the Maine Landscape and Nursery Association (MELNA) was just awarded a grant from the Maine Department of Agriculture to provide seed packets for attendees...
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Maine Flower Show Premiere Night

Don't Miss the Maine Flower Show Premiere Night: March 29th, 2017 The Maine Flower Show Premiere Night offers an exclusive preview of 16 beautiful display gardens designed by masters in landscaping, horticulture, and floral design, as well as entrance to the show’s Best in Class Awards Ceremony. Custom lighting design, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, music and a cash bar featuring local spirits...
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Maine Flower Show 2017: Save the Date!

The Maine Flower Show: March 29th-April 2nd, 2017 We are excited to announce that the inaugural Maine Flower Show will be held at Thompson's Point in Portland, Maine from Wednesday, March 29th through Sunday, April 2nd, 2017.  The Maine Landscape and Nursery Association (MELNA) has organized and engaged hundreds of its members and volunteers to provide Maine with the best flower...
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Plant Something Weekend

Plant Something Weekend is almost here! Spring is now in full swing and Plant Something Maine has taken root and started to grow! We are so excited to announce that May 13, 14 and 15 is Plant Something Weekend. Your local garden centers and landscapers have experts on staff to help guide any planting project you have in mind. Here are just a few of the events that might inspire you to get plant...
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Gardening is Good for the Soul

Written by Leah Twitchell We all know that getting outside and spending some time in the garden creates a sense of well being. It has even been said that dirt is the new Prozac! Scientific studies aside, we can all feel the grounding effects of digging in the soil and planting something new. The social and environmental benefits of planting, either flowers or food, shrubs or trees, are almo...
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January Hues Giving You the Blues? Add Color to a Frosty Landscape

Winter Interest Shrubs & Grasses Add Cheer to Zone 5 Gardens Mid-winter in Maine leads many gardeners to dream of spring while looking out at a somber landscape. But cold temperatures don’t have to mean a lackluster yard. There are plenty of opportunities for Mainers to integrate color and interest in their winter gardens. Many shrubs, trees, and grasses take Maine winters in stride, putting ...
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